Situated in the district of Ahmedanagar, Maharashtra, the allure of Shirdi lies in the spirituality in its air as this pilgrimage hotspot of India has a huge historical significance for being the home of the popular divine guru, Shirdi Sai Baba. Believed to be the abode of Sai Baba for 50 years, the enchanting town of Shirdi attracts thousands of devotees and followers of Sai Baba throughout the year.
The temple of Sai Baba is one of its kind as it radiates immense energy and vibrancy. The shrine of Sai Baba is visited by millions of worshipers and devotees every week making it one of the busiest pilgrimage sites of India. Apart from the temple of Sai Baba, do check out the various temples and pilgrim sites like Maruti Mandir and Shani Shinagpur temple to taste the wholesome flavour of Shirdi. It will just be a matter of time before the highly positive energy of the town gets to you so that you experience a whole new you in a different world of spiritualism and divine bliss.
- District – Ahmedanagar
- State - Maharashtra
- Altitude – 504 m above sea level.
- Distance from nearby towns/cities : Ahmednagar (85 km) , Nashik (88 km) , Pune (188 km) , Daman (232 km) , Mumbai (242 km)
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21°C to 40°C
10°C to 30°C
June to August
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The mysticism of the holy shrine of Sai Baba attracts visitors and followers throughout the year making Shirdi an epicenter of positive energy. Even during the monsoon, worshippers tour Shirdi for a peace and calm it transmits. Guru Purnima is observed in summer, in July and is celebrated with lively merriments a great festive spirit. Events such as ‘bhajan’, reading of scriptures and ‘Rath’ processions are organized by the Sai Baba Sansthan Trust.
‘Vijaya Dashami’ celebrations of October is commemorated to celebrate Ram’s victory in Lanka while Ram Navami in March/April brings a lot of vigour and vibrancy in the lives of the visitors. The Sai Baba Trust organizes gleeful celebrations all around the year with much zest and gusto making your visit to Shirdi worthwhile.